Human Resources

Preventing Turnover Post-pandemic

Preventing Turnover Post-pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is finally getting under control. As more Americans get vaccinated, states are gradually lifting restrictions, and life is returning to pre-pandemic normalcy. Finally, individuals can get to the tasks they’ve been postponing for more than a year. Unfortunately for employers looking to retain employees, some employees are now ready to find new …

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Workplace COVID-19 Vaccination Programs

Workplace COVID-19 Vaccination Programs

While decisions regarding vaccine distribution vary by state and local governments, eligibility will soon expand to most adults in the United States. This means it’s time for employers to prepare to put plans into action. For some organizations, these plans may include a workplace vaccination program. This HR Insights article provides an overview of guidance …

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6 Tips for Effective Videoconferencing

6 Tips for Effective Videoconferencing

Best practices and proper etiquette are important as more teams and departments make the switch—whether permanent or temporary—to using videoconferencing as a primary communication method. Consider the following tips for your next video meeting: Place the camera at eye level. Look at the camera— instead of yourself on screen—when you’re talking. Check your background. If …

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5 HR Technology Trends to Monitor in 2021

5 HR Technology Trends to Monitor in 2021

In 2021 and beyond, technology can help improve efficiency and productivity in the workplace—especially for HR professionals. And with many organizations adopting remote work as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is increasing pressure for organizations and employees to adopt technology to collaborate, communicate and work from a distance. HR technology can automate a …

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Encouraging Employees to Use Telehealth Services

Encouraging Employees to Use Telehealth Services

As COVID-19 cases continue to surge across the country amid flu season, telehealth services offer access to quick, convenient and affordable care. In 2020, there was a significant increase nationally in telehealth utilization. Now, many providers and hospitals are encouraging patients to utilize telehealth services instead of coming to the office or hospital for non-life-threatening …

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How a Biden Administration Might Impact HR and the Workplace

How a Biden Administration Might Impact HR and the Workplace

Each presidential transition brings changes to the HR landscape. When President Donald Trump took office in 2016, he overturned or revised many of his predecessor’s federal regulations, a common trend between administrations of opposing parties. It is also something likely to continue under President-elect Joe Biden. With any legislative change—regardless of intent or outcome—employers must …

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Virtual Workplace Holiday Parties

Virtual Workplace Holiday Parties

At the end of the calendar year, workplace holiday celebrations are an experience that many employees look forward to as a highlight of the season. These celebrations are often a long-standing tradition allowing employees to celebrate with their colleagues—and sometimes family and guests. However, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations are evaluating how …

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HR Consulting Shifts With Bank Needs

HR Consulting Shifts With Bank Needs

Karen Shannon, VP of Business Consulting/CHRO for Ollis/Akers/ Arney has been in the banking and human resources game for over 30 years. She and her team work with worldwide clients on key business and HR strategies which have resulted in cost savings upward of $7 million. A key component of Ollis/Akers/ Arney’s business consulting division …

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